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Top Ten PS3 Games of 2012

Posted by on Nov 24, 2012 in News, PS3, PS3 Games | 0 comments

2012 was a great time for PS3 fans, with a number of big-budget releases mixed with a number of downloadable titles from the PlayStation store. In this review I look at some of the games that have made the headlines in what I consider as the top ten PS3 games of 2012.  Mass Effect 3: This game is the final installment in the epic Mass Effect trilogy. Shepard must unite the galaxy against the Reapers as they rampage across the home planets of every species in the Council – including Earth.  Mass Effect 3 is as good a conclusion to the series as anyone could have hoped for. Call of Duty: Black Ops II Black Ops II is a continuation of Blacks Ops 1 with big improvements. The game features amazing set pieces, difficult choices and a widely branching narrative that...

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Activision Releases Patch to Fix Console Lock-ups and Freeze Issues

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in News, PS3, PS3 Games | 0 comments

Activision has released a patch in an attempt to remedy the console lock-ups and freeze issues being experienced by players of the PS3 version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. It has been reported that the lock-ups and freeze issues are experienced when: •Entering a public multiplayer lobby and observing a system lock-up •Entering a public multiplayer lobby and receiving the error, “An error occurred while trying to find a session, please try again” The patch will be installed as soon as gamers have signed in online to play the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 game. However the patch appears not to work for everyone. Activision in a press release has said “we are aware that some customers are still experiencing PS3 lock-ups after installing the patch and we are doing everything we can to get to...

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Next Mass Effect 4 Game To Be Built on Frostbite Technology.

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Yanick Roy the studio developer at Bioware has announced that the next Mass Effect 4 video game is to be built on the Frostbite technology and share many of the enhanced systems designed for the Dragon Age III game. With the conclusion of the original trilogy built on the first three games, the next game is hoping to explore new ideas while still retaining the heritage developed over the years. In Yanick’s words “You can still expect the pillars the franchise is known for to be fully intact though, including diverse alien races, a huge galaxy to explore, and of course rich, cinematic storytelling.” Mass Effect 4 is expected sometimes in July....

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PS4 To Launch in 2013?

Posted by on Nov 6, 2012 in News | 0 comments

Although Sony is yet to announce the existence of the PS4 console, rumours making the round suggests that the PS4 will launch in December 2013.  It is thought that doing this will give Sony an advantage over Microsoft who rumours have it are planning to go live with the Xbox 720 console sometimes in 2014. This new console as rumoured will not be offering backward compatibility with previous iteration of the console as the company is opting to concentrate on the next generation of games. Sources have also revealed that Sony intends to call this new console PS4...

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Upcoming Nintendo 3DS Games 2012

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in DS Consoles, News, Nintendo DS | 0 comments

A few days ago, Nintendo announced a number of upcoming Nintendo 3DS games for its handheld system. Some of these games you will be able to buy at your favourite stores, however others are are only available as downloadables via the Nintendo eshop. The upcoming Nintendo 3DS games 2012 are listed as follows: Paper Mario: Sticker Star: This title will be making its first appereance on the 3DS system and has been redesigned retaining the trademark humor of the series. Your gameplay is centred around collecting stickers and solving puzzles to move up the levels. The title is scheduled for release in North America on November 11, Japan on December 6, Europe on December 7, and Australia on December 8, 2012. Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask: This game is the fifth installement in the series and takes you...

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